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Featured Buildings Involving BG&E

35 Spring Street

35 Spring Street, Melbourne

Treating the tower as a sculptural object, a distinctive pattern was created across the façade, distinguishing it as a unique tower within the city skyline.

JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai

JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai, Dubai

A twin-tower skyscraper complex, the JW Marriott Marquis Dubai Hotel was the world's tallest hotel when it was completed in 2012.

Medibank Place / 720 Bourke Street

Medibank Place / 720 Bourke Street, Melbourne

The new workplace was part of a major cultural change program for Australia’s largest health insurer Medibank to live its purpose to the core and create better health outcomes

The Index

The Index, Dubai

The Index is a model for developing sustainable built environments in the Middle East region, as well as other similar climatic environments elsewhere in the world.

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About BG&E

BG&E was formed in Perth, Western Australia, in 1970. They have grown substantially since then to become a strong team of consulting engineers, specializing in the fields of building structures, facades, bridgeworks, civil engineering and infrastructure.

BG&E has established an international reputation for technical and engineering excellence, combined with an innovative, yet cost effective and practical approach to projects. These methods have been recognized by numerous awards.

Maintaining the satisfaction and support of their clients is an extremely important facet of their business. The number of long term client relationships they maintain is a testament to the success of this objective.

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BG&E Connected Global News

First Residents Move into Melbourne CBD's Tallest Residential Tower

First Residents Move into Melbourne CBD's Tallest Residential Tower

19 Sep 2018, Melbourne – Residents have begun to move into the first 336 apartments of a 941-unit residential…

120-Meter Residential Tower to be Built in Copenhagen

120-Meter Residential Tower to be Built in Copenhagen

4 Sep 2018, Copenhagen – A 120-meter tower, set to be Copenhagen’s tallest residential tower, is being built…

Residential High-Rise in Dubai Designed to Look Like an iPod

Residential High-Rise in Dubai Designed to Look Like an iPod

19 Jun 2018, Dubai – A 26-story building designed to look like an iPod is due to open in Dubai by the end of…

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First Residents Move into Melbourne CBD's Tallest Residential Tower
19 Sep 2018 – Melbourne, Australia
Residents have begun to move into the first 336 apartments of a 941-unit residential tower in Melbourne, which is slated to be the tallest in the city’s CBD. The 269-…
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120-Meter Residential Tower to be Built in Copenhagen
4 Sep 2018 – Copenhagen, Denmark
A 120-meter tower, set to be Copenhagen’s tallest residential tower, is being built in the center of Carlsberg City District. The tower will be part of a complex totaling…
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Residential High-Rise in Dubai Designed to Look Like an iPod
19 Jun 2018 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
A 26-story building designed to look like an iPod is due to open in Dubai by the end of 2018. The 256-unit residential high-rise will feature technological amenities such…
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Builder Named for Quay Quarter Tower in Sydney
5 Apr 2018 – Sydney, Australia
AMP Capital has commenced construction on its Quay Quarter Tower in Sydney after securing a AU$900 million investment. Multiplex has been appointed to build the 50-story…
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Plans Revealed for Luxury Hotel Along Dubai Water Canal
14 Mar 2018 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Additional details have been revealed for a five-star hotel and luxury residential building planned for a site along Dubai Water Canal. The 31-story high-rise, to be…
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Dubai’s Opus Set to Open
8 Jan 2018 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
The Opus, a 19-story mixed-use development designed by Zaha Hadid Architects, is set to open on 15 January. The tower will offer more than 5,200 square meters of office…
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Dubai’s Gate Avenue Aims to Lease 90% of Units Before Completion
14 Dec 2017 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Dubai International Financial Centre, the emirate's financial free zone, aims to lease 90 percent of units at its Dh1billion (US$272 million) Gate Avenue retail…
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Construction Commences on Adelaide’s Next Tallest Building
27 Sep 2017 – Adelaide, Australia
Construction work has commenced on Adelaide’s next tallest tower, the 132-meter Realm Adelaide, which will offer 320 apartments over 40 levels and create 1,800 jobs…
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The Mayfair Clears Planning Approval in Melbourne
26 Sep 2017 – Melbourne, Australia
A British architecture firm has won planning approval for the £194 million ($260 million) Mayfair building, which will be built on St. Kilda Road, a major route through…
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Construction Firm Wins Bid to Build Adelaide’s Tallest Tower
29 Aug 2017 – Adelaide, Australia
A construction firm has been chosen to build Adelaide's tallest tower, Realm Adelaide. The high-rise will reach 40 stories and 132 meters in height, and contain 320…
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Developer Invests $380 Million in Sydney Hotel Redevelopment
18 Jul 2017 – Sydney, Australia
A Chinese real estate conglomerate is investing AU$380 million (US$301 million) to redevelop the heritage-listed Porter House into a 121-room boutique hotel. Castle…
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Western Sydney University Unveils its First Vertical Campus
18 May 2017 – Sydney, Australia
Western Sydney University has unveiled its US$163.9 million flagship campus in the Parramatta CBD. Named the Peter Shergold Building, the 14-story campus will boast world…
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Construction Contractor Declares Melbourne’s EQ Tower Officially Complete
15 May 2017 – Melbourne, Australia
A construction contractor has just completed work on the 63-story EQ Tower, delivering the brand new residential building to Melbourne’s CBD skyline. The tower comprises…
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Construction Progresses on The Opus in Dubai
9 May 2017 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
The Opus is steadily nearing completion in Dubai. At the moment, the interior of the building remains a forest of scaffolding, and the only guide to its eventual…
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Luxury Residential Tower 35 Spring Street Completes in Melbourne
6 Mar 2017 – Melbourne, Australia
A developer has unveiled Melbourne’s newly completed luxury tower at 35 Spring Street. Designed by Bates Smart, the 43-story building features 270 condominiums, each with…
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The Opus in Dubai to Feature Permanent Memorial to its Architect
3 Jan 2017 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
A major hotel and apartment building currently under construction in Dubai is set to include a memorial to its architect, the late Zaha Hadid. The project, dubbed The…
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Architect Tapped to Design Residential Tower at 412 St. Kilda Road in Melbourne
19 Dec 2016 – Melbourne, Australia
An architecture firm has won design rights to its second major scheme in Melbourne with a proposal for a 21-story residential tower – dubbed The Mayfair – located at 412…
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Adelaide’s Future Tallest Tower Approved
16 Dec 2016 – Adelaide, Australia
Adelaide’s skyline will rise to new heights with the approval of the Elenberg Fraser-designed Realm Adelaide building. The Department of Planning, Transport and…
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Fourth Stage of Upper West Side Complex Delivered in Melbourne
9 Nov 2016 – Melbourne, Australia
The fourth stage of the Upper West Side complex, which includes the USD$122.4 million tower three – dubbed Manhattan @ Upper West Side and located at 33 Rose Lane in…
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Adelaide’s Tallest Building Submitted for Planning
5 Oct 2016 – Adelaide, Australia
Set to become the tallest tower in Adelaide, the proposed Realm Adelaide will rise 132 meters and span 40 levels to narrowly take the city’s tallest title from Westpac…
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Top Energy Rating Awarded to Melbourne High-Rise
16 Aug 2016 – Melbourne, Australia
A 20-story high-rise commercial office building in Victoria, Australia, has become the first in the state – and just the second in the country – to achieve a six-star…
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Sydney’s 200 George Street Tower is Now Open
27 Jun 2016 – Sydney, Australia
The 155-meter 200 George Street has officially completed and opened to the public. Because of its combination of highly efficient and sustainable services, the building…
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Design Revealed for 3 Parramatta Square in Sydney
23 Jun 2016 – Sydney, Australia
A final proposal for 3 Parramatta Square has been revealed: the 16-story, 35,000-square-meter office tower will set a new benchmark for commercial property in Sydney’s…
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Contractor Chosen for Dubai’s One at Palm Jumeirah
23 Mar 2016 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Property Developer Omniyat has appointed Brookfield Multiplex to build its USD$544.5 million, 25-story One at Palm Jumeirah project. Company officials have announced that…
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Major Construction Milestone Reached for The Opus in Dubai
29 Feb 2016 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Developers have announced that The Opus' offices will be ready and accessible by the second quarter of 2016, and then work will begin on the planned serviced apartments…
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Quay Quarter Tower in Sydney Gets Approval
25 Nov 2015 – Sydney, Australia
The City of Sydney has granted final development approval for the new Quay Quarter Tower, designed by 3XN Architects. Located at 50 Bridge in Sydney’s Circular Quay…
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Dubai’s Most Expensive Apartment on the Market for $74.5 million
26 Oct 2015 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Dubai’s most expensive apartment is now on the market for a whopping $74.5 million. The 4,000-square-meter penthouse of the One at Palm Jumeirah will have seven bedrooms…
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Construction Begins on Aurora Melbourne Central
22 Oct 2015 – Melbourne, Australia
A Malaysian property developer has officially broken ground on its first Australian development, the $555 million Aurora Melbourne Central, in the heart of Melbourne’s…
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Topping-Out Ceremony Held at 200 George Street in Sydney
11 Sep 2015 – Sydney, Australia
The joint owners of 200 George Street held a topping-out ceremony to celebrate the completion of the main structural works for their landmark office building in Sydney’s…
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Work Continues at One at Palm on Dubai’s Palm Jumeirah, Penthouse Price Announced
22 Jul 2015 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Work continues on the One at Palm, a 25-story luxury residential tower located at the entrance to the Palm Jumeirah in Dubai. The penthouse apartment has recently been…
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Brookfield Multiplex to Construct Apartment Tower in Melbourne
16 Feb 2015 – Melbourne, Australia
Brookfield Multiplex has been selected for the construction of EQ Tower, a landmark apartment high-rise in Melbourne’s central business district. Slated for completion in…
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Dubai to Receive the Middle East’s First ME by Melia Hotel
20 Jan 2015 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Renderings have been released for the Middle East’s first “ME by Melia” hotel, designed by renowned architect Zaha Hadid, in its flagship project The Opus. The hotel will…
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Aurora Melbourne Central Receives Green Light
28 Oct 2014 – Melbourne, Australia
One of the city's tallest proposed residential buildings has been given the green light to proceed. The tower at 224–252 La Trobe Street will now head to sales under the…
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Work Begins on Dubai’s Palm Jumeirah Project
10 Oct 2014 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Omniyat Group and Drake & Scull International (DSI) announced that they have begun construction on their megaproject in Palm Jumeirah, breaking ground on the first…
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A New Shape-Shifter Planned for Sydney
24 Sep 2014 – Sydney, Australia
Due to begin construction in 2018, the 49-story Quay Quarter Tower will rise 200 meters and comprise 102,000 square meters of office space in close proximity to the…
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Brookfield Multiplex Completes Green Office High-Rise in Melbourne
18 Jul 2014 – Melbourne, Australia
Construction has been completed on an approximately $384 million 47,000-square-meter mixed-use office building in Melbourne that will feature an impressive variety of…
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JW Marriott Marquis Dubai Opens Second of Two Identical Towers
17 Mar 2014 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Emirates Group officially opened its second hotel tower, the JW Marriott Marquis in Dubai, which was named Tallest Tower Completed in 2013 by CTBUH. The 355-meter tower…
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Melbourne’s Latest Proposal Could be Tallest Residential Tower Yet
10 Mar 2014 – Melbourne, Australia
A 286-meter residential tower at 250 La Trobe Street in Melbourne is planned to rise just one meter under the city height limits, because the construction site is already…
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Fog Phenomenon Returns to Transform Dubai Skyline
14 Feb 2014 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Twice a year, weather conditions generate a cloud-like fog that settles between the ground and sky, which creates a heavenly vision of the world’s tallest skyscraper tips…

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BG&E at CTBUH

CTBUH United Kingdom Chapter Celebrates with Year-End Event

6 Dec 2017, Event Report – The CTBUH United Kingdom Chapter hosted its first annual year-end social event at…

Top Company Rankings: The World’s 100 Tallest Buildings

13 Oct 2016, CTBUH Research – The Council is pleased to announce the Top Company Rankings for numerous…

Jens Fussing

Jens Fussing

CTBUH City Representative, 2013
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Kye Taylor

Kye Taylor

CTBUH Future Leaders Committee, United Kingdom, 2018 – Present
London, United Kingdom

Frank Altmann

Frank Altmann

CTBUH Annual Conference, Presenter, 2018
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

CTBUH Leaders at BG&E

Jens Fussing

Jens Fussing

CTBUH City Representative, 2013
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Kye Taylor

Kye Taylor

CTBUH Future Leaders Committee, United Kingdom, 2018 – Present
London, United Kingdom

Frank Altmann

Frank Altmann

CTBUH Annual Conference, Presenter, 2018
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Frank Cerra

Frank Cerra

CTBUH Annual Conference, Presenter, 2017
Sydney, Australia

Joe Catanzariti

Joe Catanzariti

CTBUH Annual Conference, Presenter, 2017
Sydney, Australia

Rick Kreeck

Rick Kreeck

CTBUH Annual Conference, Presenter, 2017
Sydney, Australia

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CTBUH Resources Involving BG&E

Award Winners & Award of Excellence Recipients

The CTBUH Awards recognize projects and individuals that have made extraordinary contributions to the advancement of tall buildings and the urban environment, and that achieve sustainability at the highest and broadest level.

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BG&E Tall Building Facts

150m+ Buildings 21 Completed2 Under Constr.
300m+ Buildings 4 Completed
Average Building Age 9 Years
Most Common Function residential, 11 Buildings
Most Common Material Concrete, 20 Buildings
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All building-related facts are for 150m+ buildings currently in the database.